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Bitnodes Terms of Service

Effective Date: May 12, 2023

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before using Bitnodes. These terms govern your use of the website and any services provided by Bitnodes. By accessing or using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service.

1. Acceptance of Terms


By accessing or using Bitnodes, you agree to these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you must not use our website or services.


Bitnodes reserves the right to modify or update these Terms of Service at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised terms on the website. Your continued use of Bitnodes after the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

2. Use of Services


You must be at least 18 years old or have the legal capacity to enter into a binding agreement to use Bitnodes and its services. By using our website, you represent and warrant that you meet these requirements.


You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:

a. Violating any applicable laws or regulations;

b. Impersonating any person or entity;

c. Interfering with or disrupting the operation of Bitnodes or its services;

d. Collecting or harvesting any information from Bitnodes without authorization;

e. Uploading or transmitting viruses, worms, or any other malicious code.


Some features of Bitnodes may require you to create an account. You are responsible for providing accurate and complete information during the registration process. You must keep your account credentials confidential and notify us immediately of any unauthorized access or use of your account.

3. Intellectual Property


Bitnodes and its contents, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, and software, are the property of Bitnodes or its licensors and are protected by intellectual property laws. You agree not to modify, reproduce, distribute, or create derivative works based on Bitnodes without prior written consent.


The Bitnodes name, logo, and any other trademarks or service marks displayed on the website are the property of Bitnodes. You are not permitted to use these marks without our prior written consent.

4. Disclaimer of Warranties

Bitnodes is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties or representations, express or implied. We do not warrant that the website or its services will be uninterrupted, error-free, or secure. Your use of Bitnodes is at your own risk.

5. Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Bitnodes and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and suppliers shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of Bitnodes or its services.

6. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Bitnodes and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and suppliers from any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, or expenses arising out of or in connection with your use of Bitnodes, violation of these Terms of Service, or infringement of any third-party rights.

7. Termination


You may terminate your use of Bitnodes at any time by discontinuing your access to the website and ceasing to use our services.


Bitnodes may terminate or suspend your access to the website and services, in whole or in part, without prior notice, for any reason including, but not limited to, violation of these Terms of Service or any applicable laws or regulations.


Upon termination, your right to access and use Bitnodes and its services will immediately cease. All provisions of these Terms of Service that by their nature should survive termination, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, disclaimers, limitations of liability, and indemnification provisions, shall survive the termination.

8. Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such provision shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable or valid. The remaining provisions of these Terms of Service shall continue in full force and effect.

9. Entire Agreement

These Terms of Service, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Bitnodes regarding your use of the website and its services and supersede any prior agreements or understandings, whether oral or written.

10. Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding these Terms of Service, please contact us at

By using Bitnodes, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms of Service.

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